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I am in the process of rebuilding my credit through Lexington Law firm,afer being contacted by them,The creditor garnished my paycheck,can a garnishment be stopped?They are taking over $600 every month from my paycheck,Im getting behind in my bills...
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  Law Educator, Esq. replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for your question. I look forward to working with you to provide you the information you are seeking for educational purposes only.
You need to file an objection to garnishment in the court that issued the garnishment order. You need to argue that the garnishment is causing significant damage and present a financial statement to the court proving your claim.
You also need to contact the law firm to contact the creditor as well to negotiate further to work on that debt as well.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I need to hire a lawyer in the state I live in?
Expert:  Law Educator, Esq. replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for your reply.
If the garnishment order was filed in the state where you live, that is the court where you need to file your objection to garnishment.